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Re B-P (Children : Adoption Or Fostering) [2018] EWCA Civ 2042
Date:26 SEP 2018
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(Court of Appeal, Underhill VP, Floyd, Peter Jackson LJJ, 20 September 2018)

Public law children – Adoption – Fostering – Three young children in foster care – Refusal to grant a placement for adoption order – Appeal – Whether the benefits of adoption had been considered

The local authority appeal from a decision that the three young children should remain in foster care rather than be adopted was allowed and the case remitted for reconsideration.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWCA Civ 2042
Case No: B4/2018/1788
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM STOKE-ON-TRENT COMBINED COURT
Recorder Clark
SQ17C00285
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL

Date: 20 September 2018
Before :

LORD JUSTICE UNDERHILL
Vice-President of the Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

LORD JUSTICE FLOYD
and
LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON

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Between :

Re: B-P (Children) [Adoption or Fostering]

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Nicholas Goodwin QC and Christopher Adams (instructed by Staffordshire County Council) for the Appellant local authority
Clare Dillon (instructed by David Foster & Co. Solicitors) for the Mother
Michael Jones (instructed by Moseleys Solicitors) for the Father
Nina Bache (instructed by McGuinness Legal) for the Children

Hearing date: 6 September 2018

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Judgment Approved

Judgment:
Re B-P (Children Adoption or Fostering) [2018] EWCA Civ 2042.rtf

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